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2014-03-15 23:01:39

Patients undergoing meniscal allograft transplantation (MAT) surgery require an additional operation approximately 32% of the time, but overall see a 95% success rate after an average five-year follow-up, according to new research released today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Patients undergoing meniscal allograft transplantation (MAT) surgery require an additional operation approximately 32% of the...

2013-08-28 23:25:25

Orthopedic experts at The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers provide tips for understanding and treating sports injuries such as a torn meniscus. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Meniscus tears are one of the most common forms of knee injuries and can occur at any age for athletes or anyone who enjoys an active lifestyle. This can become very painful and severely interfere with anyone’s way of life, especially if they play sports. Fortunately, experts at The Florida Knee and...

2008-07-24 12:01:21

First of all, can you describe what the meniscal transplant procedure entails?The meniscus is a C-shaped cartilage between the end of the thigh bone and the tibia. When some people remove it, they go on to get early arthritis. If they get arthritis, if you catch it early enough, you can put a meniscus back in from a donor that is size-matched. That will decrease or relieve pain and hopefully prevent the progression of arthritis, but it doesn't guarantee to do that. We just hope to decrease...

2006-06-19 14:37:37

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people with severe knee pain after undergoing meniscus removal, a meniscus transplant may improve the situation, researchers from Rush Medical College in Chicago report. The authors of an article in the American Journal of Sports Medicine explain that only quite recently has the importance of the meniscus, a crescent-shaped fibrous cartilage in the knee joint, been realized. Previously, a damaged meniscus was often removed, and even today it's not...


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